Department of Biological Sciences is one of the three Departments under the Faculty of Science FUO, founded in 2011. It currently has two programmes: Biochemistry and Microbiology.
Our programmes are designed to expose our students to world class training in the field of Pure and Applied Biological studies with additional focus on other areas in Social Sciences, Entrepreneurial Studies and General Studies.
Presently, the Department has 221 students of which 124 are in Microbiology while the other 97 are in Biochemistry. It also has a total number of 39 staff of which 48 percent are Academic, 25 are Technologists, 10 Administrative and 17 percent Support staff.
The Department enjoys a conducive environment for teaching and learning with a well equipped Biology Laboratory for practical classes under the guidance of certified and professional Laboratory technologists.
Our lecturers and students are hardworking, periodically proceed on excursions and encouraged to conduct cutting edge research studies.
Our Mission Statement
To advance knowledge in biological sciences through application of modern teaching techniques and research in order to enhance the skills and expertise required for self reliance and competence in the global competitive environment.
To be a centre of academic excellence by utilizing the available human and technological resources to explore the global biological resources.